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Morning Roundup: February 19, 2013

By The Fix staff

Big Pharma joins the fight against doping, Costa Rica boosts drug war efforts, and Dr. Drew responds to Mindy McCready's death. MORE  

Mexico Reveals New Drug War Strategies

By McCarton Ackerman

President Peña Nieto vows to spend billions on social programs and focus on crime prevention. MORE  

Who Is the US Helping in Honduras?

By McCarton Ackerman

Some claim that costly US operations merely support a regime that has ties to the drug trade. MORE  

"Shorty" Guzman's Protector Captured in Mexico

By Liam Delaney

Mexico announces the arrest of the "security chief" for the country's most wanted drug lord. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 8, 2013

By Bryan Le

Alcohol price minimums lower drinking deaths, Colombian FARC leader proposes legalizing cocaine and Lance Armstrong wages "war" on doping. MORE  

Mexico Starts to Recover From Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

Decreasing violence and a recovering economy offer hope for the drug war-torn country. MORE  

US–Mexico Drug War Relations Remain Tense

By McCarton Ackerman

US intervention over a Mexican general's promotion highlights mutual distrust. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 5, 2013

By The Fix staff

Synthetic marijuana nearly kills Texas teen, only one in 10 addicts receives treatment, and Lil' Wayne pays for the time he took a drunk nap during a concert. MORE  

Canada Steps Up Drug War Efforts

By Liam Delaney

The Canadian military is "shifting its focus" to fighting drug trafficking in Latin America. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Adderall-fueled suicide raises concerns over ADHD drugs, ecstasy could save marriages, and Justin Bieber partied with a bottle of codeine. MORE  

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